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Noblr Reciprocal Escapes Suit Over Driver’s License Data Breach

Dec. 6, 2022, 8:18 PM

Noblr Reciprocal Exchange defeated a proposed class action over a 2021 data breach that exposed the driver’s license numbers and other personal information of almost 100,000 people.

The exposure of their driver’s license numbers didn’t create a risk of imminent harm to customers of the auto insurer, which is necessary to establish Article III standing, Judge Jeffrey S. White of the US District Court for the Northern District of California said Monday.

Although “it is a close call, the Court continues to hold that driver’s license numbers are not as sensitive as social security numbers,” and that they don’t rise ...